Tip toeing Hairy Octopus

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One of my favorite sites with beautiful coral reef top in one site, and a little bit of steep rubble slope in the middle of the dives before you dive down deeper to a sandy slope. Tanjung Kubur can be surprising. Hairy octopus made our day today. Tip toed through the black sand, sometimes jump…

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Never too busy to dive …

Never complained about weather here in Lembeh Straith. We get enough raining at night, and bright sunshine in the morning to cheer up our dives. Water temperature stay at 27. Dive in Tanjung Kubur this morning was amazing, hairy octopus finally show up. We will find the picture and share it in the next post….

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They are bamboo shark. Though they don’t bite, and only grow less than a meter, they are predator to small fish and invertebrates. We hope not the harlequin swimming crab …. What about our recent dives? Water temperature is 27, just perfect. Critters have been amazing. Food is great. Everyone has been extremely happy with…

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As I am writing at this very moment, about 320 km from us in the island of Ternate is where you can see the total eclipse of the sun.  The shadow of the moon reaches the earth’s surface in the Indian Ocean then moves across Indonesia and out into the Pacific Ocean with a maximum…

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A Play Underwater

It’s always great to see all these amazing critters underwater, but I think it makes a lot more interesting when you see the play they perform and trying to read the story in between…. as long as you stay really still and allow them to get the show to go on …. Mr wonderpus here…

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Once the long dry season ended last year, the rainy season slowly returned to the coconut island of North Sulawesi. What a relief it was!!!! We were warned about the impact of El Nino here in Indonesia. We could expect a  long dry season. We anticipated a lack of water resource for our resort. But, hey, we…

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Today on the afternoon dive at Aerbajo, at 12 meter, as we got closer, we saw a big wide open eye watching our every move. The 6 centimeter Amphioctopus marginatus sat calmly inside a bottle. She did not move, but her eyes clearly said … “I am watching you” ….. plus these two just hang in there…

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Guides come to Rescue!!!

It’s Rescue Training time here at KBR. Everyone got very serious.  Rescue Training is one of our regular training classes every few months.    Got a little fun to pose for pictures ….

Not everyone is alone ……

  This year in Lembeh strait, February really does say something about love. At least to critters ….  Once we collected the images we shoot in February, we noticed there are more couple critters in a lot of our images. They are not necessary all lovers, but at least not many are alone in this…

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